The Lion is the UTS2 king

Alexander ‘The Lion’ Zverev needed Sudden Death to beat Felix ‘The Panther’ Auger-Aliassime and become king of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown jungle on Sunday.

WTA Tour resumes in Palermo

The 31st Ladies Open Palermo kicks off in Sicily on Monday, marking the resumption of the WTA Tour after five months suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic and the exhibition events that have peppered the calendar since March wrapped up at the weekend.

The British Bulldogs just edge it

As the organiser of the Battle of the Brits Team event, Jamie Murray couldn’t have been more delighted that, after a week’s highly competitive play, the final outcome of the event wasn’t settled until the last match.

New York Empire win World TeamTennis 2020

New York Empire defeated Chicago Smash, 21-20 in a supertiebreaker, to win the 2020 World Team Tennis season in a nail-biting finish at West Virginia’s Greenbrier Resort on Sunday, and hoist the King Trophy for the first time.

UTS Finals on BBC Sport

The Ultimate Tennis Showdown is an innovative competition organised by leading coach Patrick Mouratoglou at his academy in the south of France to help fill the void created by the suspension of the professional tours, and with matches split into quarters, a unique...

New York upset Philadelphia to meet Chicago in WTT Final

The two top seeds failed to make the final of World TeamTennis on Saturday at The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia after the New York Empire upset favourites Philadelphia Freedoms, 22-18, and Chicago Smash took out Orlando Storm, 24-13.

Race to the line

Jamie Murray, the man behind the Battle of the Brit events, will be delighted that his team event has reached the final day with both teams sharing the points and the finishing line of 60, just ten matches away

US Open to go ahead

The USTA has confirmed that the US Open will go ahead as planned, alongside the Western & Southern Open tune-up event the week before, both with strict protocols in place.

Player tests positive at Palermo

The WTA’s woes continue as news broke of a player testing positive for coronavirus at the Palermo Open follows hot on the heels of the cancellation of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Japan.

Watson and Edmund are Friday’s standout players

The Battle of the Brits Team event at the NTC is certainly proving to be a very competitive competition with a great atmosphere despite here being no spectators.
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London | Konta ready for “gladiatorial fight” as she eyes Wimbledon final

British No.1 and Jaguar UK ambassador, Johanna Konta, warns her opponents she is “ready for battle” as she prepares her “aggressive game” for an assault on her favoured grass court surface at the Wimbledon Championships next week.

I am ready for a gladiatorial fight this year. I have learnt a lot since reaching the semi-final last year and I am confident I can go one better. I will be exciting and I will be aggressive. I want to make a statement. Jo Konta

Konta is bidding to be the first British woman to lift the title in over 40 years and, having breezed through her match at Eastbourne yesterday with a dominant performance, was emphatic about her preparation.  “I have been meticulous in my preparation both physically and psychologically and I am confident my experience at this tournament will give me the edge.”

A player who showed the value of her mental fortitude at last year’s Wimbledon, Konta is confident she is in the best possible place to perform, “I have trained myself to have as little going through my mind as possible. I am at a level now where I feel I have channelled my positivity into bricks that have built me a wall and I trust those bricks and I trust myself.”

Konta, also spoke of the moment she focuses her concentration on matchday. “For me, the journey to the tournament is my most important time. When I get in the car and I put on my music, no one talks to me, and that’s where I visualize myself and the movements I want from my body.”

Jaguar is entering its fourth season as the Official Car of The Championships, Wimbledon which runs from Monday 2 July to Sunday 15 July. Jaguar will supply 170 vehicles from its award-winning range, including the XE, XF, XJ and F-PACE as well as the new, all electric I-PACE driving over 30,000 journeys during the tournament.

The short film is the conclusion of a three-part series of ‘Show Your Edge’ films that offer insight into the journeys of British tennis’ three biggest stars; Konta, Kyle Edmund and Andy Murray, as we approach the start of the Wimbledon Championships next week.



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